Inside The Library’s Labyrinth #4 -Don’t Googlewhack . . . Google Scholar!

This week’s highlighted resource is Google Scholar.  Possibly a familiar one to many but, nevertheless, this database for academic and scholarly work is a powerful tool for researcher’s. In 2005, UK comedian Dave Gorman published a best-selling book called ‘Dave Gorman’s Googlewhack Adventure.’ A Googlewhack is a contest for finding a Google search query consisting of […]

Get Familiar: The Wolfson Research Exchange

Researcher at Warwick? Let’s get you acquainted with the Research Exchange or the REx, as it’s more affectionately known… By Nuala Clarke Essentials Where is it? The REx is tucked away on the 3rd Floor extension of the Main Library, just to the left. Just follow the green carpet road if you’re unsure. Make sure […]

Is this source scholarly enough?

How many times have you found yourself asking this question, after a frantic Google search to find something (anything!) relevant to your essay? by Kate Courage You finally find a result that looks like it might hold the key to answering the question. However, the website it is from isn’t one you recognise, and you […]

Down The Rabbit-Hole: Sitting an Exam

You find yourself increasingly bored as you revise, yet this revision is leading to something. Exams. And when you’re standing outside the exam hall that boredom turns to utter, utter fear. Your stomach swirls. The doors open. You walk in the hall. And you fall down the rabbit-hole…By Thomas Stewart. Wonderland is not what you […]

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